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An inexpensive, unmanned aerial vehicle, launched from a vessel off the Atlantic coast, or even a radio‐guided toy plane propelled from a speedboat on the Potomac, disperses one gram of anthrax over the Capitol dome while the president is delivering the State of the Union message. The entire U.S. government, from the president to the chairman of the joint chiefs, from 535 members of Congress to the entire Cabinet, die a horrible death. Lungs implode and victims drown in their own blood.
Russian organised crime (ROC) is on the increase, with new stories in the press appearing practically every day. In 1994, Boris Yeltsin announced in his address to the…
Russian organised crime (ROC) is on the increase, with new stories in the press appearing practically every day. In 1994, Boris Yeltsin announced in his address to the Duma (the Federal State Assembly) that Russia has become ‘the biggest Mafia State in the world’ and that it was now the ‘superpower of crime’. Louis Freeh, the director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, admitted in October 1997 to the US Congress that ROC was on the increase. The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Deutch in 1996 announced that ROC's spread was global and a potential ‘threat to political and economic reform in Russia’.